The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 65 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.46% 0.15% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 0.66% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 152 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.15% 22.09% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 109 122 88
Median salary £37,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (75.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) AWS Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) IPv4
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) IPv4
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) Broadband
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) VRRP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCDA
3 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) ZTE